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Have Faith

In Soul by Melani Marx

“Right now things are moving very fast. What took years – decades – even multiple lifetimes to shift is now happening in the blink of an eye so-to-speak. This is such a fertile time and it can leave you a bit out of sorts, even beside yourself as so much shifts so rapidly inside – and out. It is so important …

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You. Matter.

In Soul by Melani Marx

Here is what I want you to know today… I want you to know that you matter. That you make a difference simply by your presence here on the planet. That sometimes life is excruciatingly hard… and still it is soooo worth it. That everything changes – the good and the awful. That simple IS better. That curiosity and wonder …

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The Discomfort of Staying Where You Are

In Courage by Melani Marx

I had no idea what to expect. I did not know a single person there. I’d never ever been there before. Yep! Exhilaration and terror hand in hand – that leap into the unknown. This past week I once again crossed the threshold into the unknown. Something that I mostly love to do. Something I find both exhilarating and terrifying …

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Those Breath Robbing Dudes

In Courage by Melani Marx

I have to admit, I still feel a bit anxious when I’m getting ready to leave home. Leaving the familiar to fly off into the unknown always includes the appearance of my long time companions and now allies – Fear and Anxiety. Fortunately I am deeply intimate with these two highly slippery dudes. Fear and Anxiety. Anxiety and Fear. My …

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Crazy and Desperate

In Spirit by Melani Marx

Once upon a time I was a desperate woman. I was a single mother of three very small children. I was broke. No job. No child support. Not much support of any kind actually in my life. My history was one of extreme disfunction. My family of origin was filled with the kind of crazy they write books about. About the …

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How to Make the World a Better Place

In Soul by Melani Marx

Keep dancing. Yep! You heard me right.  Dancing. Dance with whatever is showing up right here – right now –  in this very moment. Be it boredom or frustration. Inspiration. Excitement. Fear or love. Anger or laughter. Silliness or disappointment. Whether you feel powerless or powerful – keep on dancing. Here’s the thing – when you turn on the music …

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How To Get What You Want

In Courage, Soul, Spirit by Melani Marx

In order to have what you want you must to be willing to grow beyond who you are in this moment. You must grow beyond your ideas about who you are, the stories that have shaped you – your tired and worn out beliefs in limitation, not enough and lack. You must be willing to set aside every single one …

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Holy Longing

In Soul, Spirit by Melani Marx

You think what you do must be brilliant. Ordinary is just fine. Every-day is good. There is nothing to strive for. No “where” to arrive to. This moment is everything. Let yourself sink into the depths of your being – the Love that you are. Let quiet Mercy enfold you. Let yourself rest in that today, dear one. Allow tears …

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It Doesn’t Make You Bad

In Celebration, Soul by Melani Marx

It’s OK to be human. To feel sad. Scared. Angry. To feel uncertain. Paralyzed. Tired. Jittery. Antsy. This is all part of life. It doesn’t make you bad, wrong or un-wholy. No matter what anyone has told you. It simply makes you human – just like the seven billion–some–other humans on the planet. Being human means that in one moment I can …

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An Antidote to Fear and Judgement

In Courage, Soul by Melani Marx

I believe we are meant to bless each others lives – to BE a blessing. Merriam -Webster defines blessing this way – encouragement the act of words of one that blesses something that helps you or brings happiness a thing conducive to happiness or welfare. An act of blessing is a vehicle of love. It is an act of power. …